Bruno Vieira Amaral

Bruno Vieira Amaral is a writer, translator, literary critic and assistant magazine editor. He is one of the most promising and distinctive new voices in Portuguese writing today. His debut novel As Primeiras Coisas (The Former Things, 2013) is the first book to scoop up four major literary prizes: Time Out Lisboa’s Book of the Year (2013), the Fernando Namora Literary Prize, the PEN Narrative Prize, and the José Saramago Prize (2015). He is one of Literary Europe Live’s 10 New Voices from Europe 2016.
Year: 2017